Nuts often be found in the list of unhealthy foods. For processed or fried, salted or dipped in chocolate this point still stands, but if they are raw and raw, they are the real nursery health .
The research was conducted in the United States proved that intake of nuts in the body does not have to be limited. In fact, people who daily consume nuts or consume them as a substitute for other foods, lose more weight and have a slimmer waist.
Although we can not speak of significant weight loss and reduction in waist circumference , the results showed that the nuts do not get fat, and are great for cardiovascular health.
Walnuts are rich in alpha-linolenic acid, but also protect the heart in a time of great stress when it is particularly vulnerable. Stress usually leads to low immune system , but if you eat almonds, which are rich in vitamin E , B vitamins and magnesium, keeping your immune system.
Good for the Heart
Almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, Brazil, domestic and cashew nuts play an important role in reducing the risk of developing heart disease , according to a study from Harvard. This is because nuts can reduce LDL cholesterol . In addition, provide healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, as well as fibers that protect the heart. Nuts are rich and arginine, an amino acid that helps blood vessels relaxed.
Against Lung Cancer
A diet rich in pistachios may to some extent to protect against the development of lung cancer , according to preliminary research presented at the conference on the prevention of cancer. Scientists think that plays a key role of gamma-tocopherol, a type of vitamin E.
Lowers bad cholesterol
Research from 2010 published in the Archives of Internal Medicine showed that regular consumption of a cup of nuts plodovasnižava bad LDL cholesterol by 7.4 percent. In addition, concentrations of triglycerides fall by more than 10 percent.
Brazil nuts are full of selenium and can help against advanced prostate cancer , according to a study conducted in the Netherlands. The men who had high levels of selenium in the blood had a 60 percent less chance of getting advanced prostate cancer 17 years later.
Due to healthy amounts of vitamin E nuts are considered as food for the brain or prevent cognitive decline that often comes with age. Especially recommended peanuts because it is rich in vitamins B group.
Strengthen the male reproductive health
Two handfuls of walnuts a day improves sperm quality due to the vitality, motility and morphology, according to a study from UCLA.